Cavatappi Pasta with Marinara Sauce Recipe

Cavatappi Pasta with Marinara Sauce Recipe

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The combination of tomato sauce, meatballs and cheese in this pasta casserole will make everyone at the potluck say, “classic.” And it can be done in less than 15 minutes!

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins


  • 8 oz Cavatappi pasta, cooked according to box directions
  • 12 oz meatballs, frozen, thawed
  • 24 oz marinara sauce 
  • 2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, thawed meatballs, marinara sauce, olive oil and cheese; give it a good toss.
  3. Pour the contents of the bowl into a greased oven-safe pan. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 8-12 minutes. Keep covered until right before serving!


  • Sugar: 9g
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  • Calcium: 369mg
  • Calories: 769kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Fat: 45g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 1008mg
  • Protein: 37g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 1294mg
  • Vitamin A: 1158IU
  • Vitamin C: 13mg
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